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Oral History Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, December 6, 1996

Description: Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, the great-great granddaughter of James Kerr, from Canyon Lake, Texas. Mrs. Ray discusses her ancestor's life and his history in the Hill Country, as well as the Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at the Kerr County Courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Ray, Ruth Simons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to the LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-10-29]

Description: Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, directed to members of the LULAC National Executive Board regarding expansion of LULAC into Missouri. THe memo is dated October 29, 1979.
Date: October 29, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Ruben, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: Brown, Sam
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, October 17, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter with a note describing the photograph on the reverse side: "This is the test of Webbs Piston Pump auto in front of #32 house St. Louis." The photo shows firemen working with two different hoses shooting water into the air; there is also an advertisement in the background that reads: "Bull Durham."
Date: October 17, 1911
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
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[News Clip: Perot]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: October 5, 1992
Duration: 1 minute 35 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Perot]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: October 30, 1992
Duration: 2 minutes
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: World Series]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 24, 1982
Duration: 1 minute 35 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, October 2, 1949]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about celebrating Jim's birthday, strikes in the steel and coal industry, an investor in Imperial Sugar, rumors that she might take legal action against Imperial Sugar, and future travel to Corpus Christi with his wife.
Date: October 2, 1949
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Certificate of Retirement to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs]

Description: Certificate of retirement from the "Armed Forces of the United States of America" to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs. The certificate reads: "To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting: This Is To Certify That Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs...Was Retired From The United States Army." This certificate was signed by the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Edward C. Meyer; there is a letter from W. T. Prescott accompanying the certificate with details of Griggs' status on the retired list.
Date: October 7, 1979
Creator: Meyer, Edward C.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Sam Houston Bulletin 135]

Description: Bulletin reprinting general orders that outline the process for enabling soldiers to vote in US elections, and registration and care of motor vehicles in the service. Following are forwarded War Department communications regarding war insurance and insurance for deserters.
Date: October 21, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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